Information for employers about Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job

The Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job programme helps employers who are having difficulties finding suitable employees in their local area.

It provides job seekers with financial assistance to relocate to take up ongoing employment or an apprenticeship, removing some of the barriers that prevent job seekers relocating for work.

The Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job programme can improve opportunities for you to find suitable workers who previously may have been reluctant to accept your job offer due to the financial costs of relocating.

Eligible job seekers can relocate into any type of job or apprenticeship, as long as it is an ongoing position. It could be in mining, agriculture, manufacturing, hospitality—the options are endless.

If you are interested in the Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job programme, you should speak to your local jobactive or Disability Employment Services provider. They can provide you with free tailored advice to help you find suitable workers, help them relocate and assist them to settle in their new location. You can search for your local provider on the Australian JobSearch website.